CVE-2014-0198

NameCVE-2014-0198
DescriptionThe do_ssl3_write function in s3_pkt.c in OpenSSL 1.x through 1.0.1g, when SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS is enabled, does not properly manage a buffer pointer during certain recursive calls, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via vectors that trigger an alert condition.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2931-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs747432

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openssl (PTS)wheezy1.0.1e-2+deb7u20fixed
wheezy (security)1.0.1t-1+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.0.1t-1+deb8u6fixed
stretch1.1.0f-3fixed
buster, sid1.1.0f-5fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
opensslsource(unstable)1.0.1g-4medium747432
opensslsourcesqueeze(not affected)
opensslsourcewheezy1.0.1e-2+deb7u9mediumDSA-2931-1

Notes

[squeeze] - openssl <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)
http://rt.openssl.org/Ticket/Display.html?user=guest&pass=guest&id=3321

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